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Health & Safety Practices

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Health & Safety Practices
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The health and safety of everyone at DePaul depends on the cooperation of all who come to campus. By taking care of yourself, you protect the entire community.

The following mandatory protocols must be followed by DePaul students, faculty and staff at all times on both campuses.

Face coverings

Face coverings

  • Cloth face coverings that cover one’s mouth and nose must be worn at all times on DePaul grounds (inside campus buildings and outdoors). Face shields are not considered a replacement for face coverings.
  • Faculty, staff and students are expected to provide their own face coverings. 
  • Illinois Department of Public Health offers guidance on the use of masks by the general public
  • The university will have a limited supply to share when people occasionally forget theirs.
Physical distancing

Physical distancing

  •  Keep at least 6 feet between you and others, whether you are indoors or outdoors.
Personal hygiene

Personal hygiene

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol if soap and water are not available. Up to 700 sanitation stands are available throughout both campuses. 
Personal care

Personal care

  • Use the #CampusClear app to self-screen each time you plan to come to campus.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Online Training

Online training

Health & Safety Pledge

By taking these steps to care for yourself, you show your care for everyone at DePaul.
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